| Oct 18, 2012
| 3:31 AM
A judge on Wednesday threw out first-degree assault charges against two Prince George's County police officers caught on video beating an unarmed University of Maryland student during a raucous basketball post-game celebration in 2010, essentially...
| Jun 26, 2012
| 5:22 PM
Amid an increased awareness of concussions in sports (the NFL and Ivy League universities have limited football practices involving contact), the Maryland state school board is questioning whether action is needed to prevent head injuries in young...
| May 16, 2012
| 5:58 PM
Orioles second baseman Brian Roberts knew the significance of Wednesday’s date.
It marked the one-year anniversary of Roberts’ last game, when his headfirst slide at Fenway Park triggered a second wave of concussion symptoms May 16, 2011....
| Oct 22, 2012
| 3:00 AM
Baltimore Ravens fans are loving the new NFL concussion awareness commercial.
In it, a mother watering the plants on her porch tells New England quarterback Tom Brady that her little boy loves playing football, and she asks what the National Football...
| May 16, 2012
| 10:16 PM
Orioles second baseman Brian Roberts knew the significance of Wednesday's date.
It marked the one-year anniversary of Roberts' last game, when his headfirst slide at Fenway Park triggered a second wave of concussion symptoms May 16, 2011.
| May 17, 2012
| 4:00 AM
Orioles beat writer Eduardo A. Encina sat down with Orioles second baseman Brian Roberts before Wednesday's game against the Royals to talk about his recovery from multiple concussions and the one-year anniversary of his last game. His head-first slide...
| May 21, 2012
| 8:43 PM
Last week, Orioles manager Buck Showalter and executive vice president Dan Duquette were knee deep in personnel decisions, trying to figure out how to fortify a battered 25-man roster.
Eventually, perhaps fairly soon, Showalter and Duquette will have...
| Nov 2, 2012
| 9:14 AM
Once cheered as the sound of a good hit, the loud crack heard on the gridiron when two football helmets collide is more often greeted these days by gasps, as fans recognize the game- and potentially even season-ending injuries such jarring impacts can...
| Sep 13, 2012
| 4:26 AM
The National Weather Service is calling for Thursday to be sunny, with a high near 82 and southeast winds around 5 to 7 miles per hour. Thursday night is expected to be mostly clear, with a low around 66.
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| Sep 14, 2012
| 9:26 AM
Former Ravens running back Matt Lawrence has joined the legion of former NFL players suing the league in a concussion-related lawsuit.
Lawrence alleges fraud, conspiracy and negligence on the part of the NFL for concealing the risks of long-term damage...
| Sep 16, 2012
| 8:00 AM
Thank you for publishing the article on concussions in youth sports ("Teen athletes suffer long-term effects of concussions," Sept. 12). It was long overdue. This is a serious problem, and everyone who loves sports and is involved in helping young...
| Sep 18, 2012
| 4:11 PM
Jameel McClain knows what it feels like to be "dinged," or hit so hard in the head that he felt dizzy.
It was his rookie year with the Ravens, and he said he ran down the field straight into three offensive linemen. Team doctors kept him out of the...